The Dictionary of Nursing Theory and Research provides a compilation
of definitions and discussions of terms that are commonly
encountered in the nursing literature. In this third edition of our
dictionary we have retained and revised most of the terms in the earlier
versions and have added many new ones. The new terms are in response
to evolutionary changes that have occurred over the intervening years.
We have added entries for evidence-based practice and Internet research.
This volume constitutes the Proceedings of the Third International
Congress for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science. The Congress
was held at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, from August 25
to September 2, 1967, under the joint of the Division of Logic, Methodology
and Philosophy of Science of the International Union of History
and Philosophy of Science. The Congress took place in the Netherlands
at the invitation of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logica en Wijsbegeerte
der Exacte Wet enschap pen....
From the close of World War II until sometime in the middle of the 1960s
two grand ideals ruled the architectural profession. One was a political
faith in the vision of modernity – the meliorist belief that by affecting
social change and imposing a universal environmental order architects
could improve the human lot and repair a globe wrought by physical and
moral devastation. The second was the belief that the most efficient way to
achieve this amelioration was through technology and its application.
Nam Texas là một trong số các vùng sinh thái đa dạng nhất tại Bắc Mỹ. Thật vậy, số lượng
cây trồng và các loài động vật có xương sống trên 365-km2 Lower Rio Grande Valley NationalWildlife Refuge
có thể so sánh hoặc vượt quá số lượng loài thực vật và động vật có xương sống được tìm thấy trong cả hai 6102-km2
Everglades National Park và 9034-km2 Công viên quốc gia Yellowstone (Fulbright và Bryant 2001).
Professional investors often explicitly or implicitly claim to understand the
fundamentals of finance theory. They may, for example, base allocation decisions on
historical returns, volatility, correlations of returns across funds or asset classes,
investment fees, industry outlooks, or various other financial metrics. Most 401(k)
participants do not have access to much of that information or are poorly equipped
to benefit from it. They may be guided by recent historical returns, which are
typically readily available and understood, even if incorrectly so.
The Manual of Nursing Home
Practice for Psychiatrists is a
product of the American Psychiatric Association
Council on Aging and the Committee on
Long-Term Care and Treatment of the Elderly.
Its purpose is to give general psychiatrists, primary
care physicians, and others with little if any
nursing home experience a practical, accurate,
and easily readable guide to serve their needs
when responding to a consultation request, attending
a patient, or exploring the opportunity to
accept a position in a skilled nursing home or
other long-term care setting....
A DAVIS S NOTES BOOK! From setting up an oxygen delivery system in a hospital room to administering stat meds, this handy, pocket-sized resource helps you to deliver high-quality care. You ll have on-the-spot guidance you need to care for patients with complex medical-surgical conditions from focused assessments, immediate interventions, and follow-up care for patients who develop complications all presented from the nurse s point of view. The 3rd Edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded to deliver all of the current information you need....
Welcome to the second edition of Understanding
Medical-Surgical Nursing! We are thrilled with
the enthusiastic feedback we received on the
first edition, and we have worked to make this second edition
even more student-friendly. To those of you who gave
us valuable suggestions on the first edition, thank you. We
have incorporated much of what you told us into this edition
while maintaining our original vision for the book.
We initially embarked on the first edition because we
were unsatisfied with the materials available for practical/
vocational nursing students.
The George E. Brown, Jr., Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
(NEES) is a collaboratory for integrated experimentation, computation,
theory, databases, and model-based simulation in earthquake engineering
research and education intended to improve the seismic design
and performance of the U.S. civil and mechanical infrastructure. Administered
by the National Science Foundation (NSF), NEES is mandated to
be operational by September 30, 2004.
Chapter 6 - Strategic management: How exceptional managers realize a grand design. In this chapter, we will address the following questions: Am I really managing if I don’t have a strategy? What’s the five-step recipe for the strategic- management process? How can competitive intelligence, SWOT, and forecasting help me establish my strategy? How can competitive intelligence, SWOT, and forecasting help me establish my strategy?
While this narrative was probably one of the last actual accounts of the site
before it was backfilled, it is reminiscent of the dramatic accounts given by those elite-
minded tourists on the Grand Tour. The truth of the matter is that an excavation was
conducted by Gennaro Matrone under the supervision of archaeologists who published
the results of the excavation in 1901 and 1902. Both of the excavations yielded numer-
ous objects that were dispersed to museums throughout the United States and Naples,
rom the perspective of
international relations theory our emphasis on migrant communities beyond borders allows us
to contribute to a growing interest in diaspora politics--scholarship examining the extent to
which nativist or ancestral ties lead migrant populations to influence policies in their homeland
(e.g., Shain and Barth 2003; Sheffer 2003). And by privileging human networks, we highlight
the importance of mechanisms other than formal institutions for transmitting information and
for sanctioning defection.
This course investigates theory and practice of financial management from a corporate perspective. Topics
cover financial management objectives, principles of capital investment, project evaluation techniques, capital
structure decisions, financing techniques, dividend policy, working capital management and elements of risk
In this chapter we discuss relations between information theory and statistical
mechanics. We show that the canonical and grand canonical distributions
can be obtained from Shannon’s principle of maximum uncertainty [1, 2, 3].
Moreover, the time evolution of the entropy of an isolated system and the H
theorem are discussed.
This book is the result of several years of teaching and research at
the Federal University of Campina Grande and Federal University of
Pernambuco, Brazil. It is intended to serve as an introductory textbook
for courses dealing with Communication Systems or Modulation Theory.
The modulation theory is dealt with using stochastic processes, which
is novel for undergraduate texts. The book is suitable for the under-
graduate as well as the initial graduate levels of Electrical Engineering